Category Archives: In the News

In the News: Crist supports transit, Plakon leads in HD 29, Fl sales revenue drops, Tax hikes compensate spending cuts

By and on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 11:31 am

Charlie Crist announces support for Greenlight Pinellas – The November Greenlight Pinellas transit proposal now has Charlie Crist’s support. During a stop at a Sunday campaign in St Petersburg, he said Greenlight facilitates transportation. SaintPetersBlog New poll gives Scott Plakon [...]

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In The News: Scott Leads Over Crist in Poll, Fl Prison Guards Arrested, Ohio School Shooter Caught

By on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 11:26 am

NY Times/YouGov poll: Rick Scott 46%, Charlie Crist 43% – SaintPetersBlog – In the latest New York Times/YouGov poll tracking the Florida governor’s race, current Gov. Rick Scott leads with 46 percent of the vote, compared to Charlie Crist’s 43 [...]

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In The News: Oscar Pistorius cleared of murder charges, Florida homeowners face special foreclosure, Lake Mary middle schooler found dead after suicide, Bond villain ‘Jaws’ dies

By on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 10:51 am

Oscar Pistorius cleared of murder charges – South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was cleared of all murder charges of his girlfriend after a 41-day trial. Orlando Sentinel Florida homeowners face special foreclosure court pressured to clear [...]

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In The News: Obama Urged to Talk Syria, Women’s Groups Protest Congressman, State Senator for FSU President, Waldo Police Corporal Resigns

By , , and on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 10, 2014 at 3:32 pm

Florida congressional delegation urges Obama to outline Syria plan in speech tonight – President Obama will address the nation tonight at 9 p.m., and Florida lawmakers say they expect a concise plan outlining U.S. action to defeat ISIS. Some are worried, [...]

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In the News: Florida Universities Search for President, Judge Vacates Gay Marriage Ruling, Florida Releases Prison Death Data, Americans Feel Unsafe

By and on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 10, 2014 at 10:46 am

Florida’s Big 3 universities search for new presidents – The University of Florida, Florida State University and now the University of Miami are all searching for new presidents. Miami Herald Broward judge vacates gay marriage ruling – After declaring Florida’s [...]

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In The News: YMCA CEO to Step Down, UF Ties in Top 50, “No Selection” Option on Ballots, 4th Ebola Victim Fly-In, Obama’s Ratings Hit All-Time-Low

By and on September 9th, 2014 | Last updated: September 9, 2014 at 10:49 am

YMCA has big plans, even as ‘visionary’ leader to step down – Twenty-year president and CEO of the YMCA of Central Florida will step down, raises bar for organization’s reach and disease prevention. Orlando Sentinel UF earns spot on US [...]

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In The News: Obama’s Plan for ISIS, Sarasota Sending Homeless ‘Home,’ Beware of Venomous Caterpillar, Gas Prices at a Low

By and on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 8, 2014 at 3:13 pm

Obama on ISIS: U.S. to go ‘on some offense’  – President Obama will address the nation on Wednesday about his ISIS plan. Although he wants to go on the offensive, President Obama said the majority of the forces in Syria [...]

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In The News: Charlotte’s Web Hearing, Clinton to Visit Miami, Missing Florida Boy Found, Higher Fast Food Wages

By on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 5, 2014 at 12:49 pm

Former President Bill Clinton’s visit to Miami harkens back to a fight among Democrats over the 2010 Senate race – Former President Bill Clinton visits Miami, Friday night, in support of Charlie Crist. The last statewide race the former president [...]

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In the News: Campaign Cash in Judicial Races, Police Officers Using Lethal Force, Man Killed By Train Identified, Tampa May Fine Wild House Parties

By and on September 4th, 2014 | Last updated: September 4, 2014 at 11:24 am

High court weighs campaign cash in judicial races – Political Currents – The Florida Supreme Court decided the ban on judicial candidates personally soliciting campaign contributions is constitutional, but appellate courts across the country have taken differing positions.  The Miami Herald Florida [...]

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In the News: St. Petersburg Scientist Seeks Rick Scott’s Approval of Climate Change Plans, Red Light Camera Effectiveness in Question, Charlie Crist Visits Miami for Florida Innovation Focus, Apopka Lifts Sunday Liquor-ban

By on September 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: September 3, 2014 at 6:05 pm

Cut short by Gov. Rick Scott, climate scientist finishes his thought – St. Petersburg scientist David Hastings asks Rick Scott to navigate the route through a map of fixes in the route for climate change. Hastings calls for more energy-efficient cars, [...]

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